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3Di Cruising Sails have been launched in Ireland by North Sails
Last week I mentioned a new product launch was coming for 3Di Cruising Sails and please find the link below for the complete range of Ocean 3Di sails here Before 3Di it was almost impossible to build a low stretch,…
Jean-Paul Chapeleau is now deputy CEO of Beneteau’s new unified industrial operations and development department
Continuing its new strategy in response to the coronavirus crisis hitting the global boating industry, French boatbuilder Beneteau has announced the reorganisation of the key management structure of its boat division. As reported by International Boat Industry, company veteran Jean-Paul…
A Beneteau Oceanis 51.1 sailing in Narragansett Bay with North Sails 3Di sails
North Sails may be known best for their racing products but what many people do not know is that close to fifty percent of our total global business is actually in cruising sails. With the genuine trickle down effect from…
Ambassador Maeve Collins, Ireland's Deputy Permanent Representative to the European Union was apprised of Irish Marine affairs by IMF Chairman Paal Janson
The Irish Marine Federation joined boating industry voices in Brussels today in an online meeting to give the EU a better understanding of the issues faced by the Irish marine industry and Irish sailing and boating alike in the wake…
A low back fold down seat from O'Sullivan's Marine
Comfort is a primary concern when selecting the right boat seats. Whatever your boat seat needs, rest assured O’Sullivan’s Marine’s new range of marine seating offer plenty of options to fit the bill. Perhaps the most popular design, fold-down boat…
An XC 45 with UK sails off Roches Point, Cork Harbour
Barry Hayes from UK Sailmakers Ireland gives his top tips on the backstay and using it to get the most out of your boat Now that we are back open making and repairing sail, getting back into sailing will be…
The TP52 Quantum Racing showing her Fusion upwind sails
In a normal year sailmakers would be offering autumn /winter discounts. However this COVID-19 year is no normal year. Quantum Sails understands that owners may not get as much use out of their boats this year, but still have a…
Howth Yacht Club and its Marina in north County Dublin
Howth Yacht Club, in County Dublin is one of Ireland’s premier yacht clubs, wishes to recruit a Club Manager. Although previously advertised last March, the recruitment process was halted due to the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions. The position is now being…
New owners Richard and Anne take their X4³, XETA, out on the Solent
X-Yachts GB & Ireland’s original plan to travel to Denmark at the end of March for the handover of a brand new X4³ was not to be — but the business adapted to the change for its latest happy customers.…
In Conversation With Damian Foxall: ‘You Can Take A Sailor Off The Water But Not For Very Long’
The latest edition of The Ocean Race’s Off Watch video interview series sits down with Damian Foxall, Irish veteran of the yachting challenge formerly known as the Volvo Ocean Race. Kerryman Damian Foxall has competed in the round-the-world race six…
Safehaven Marine's Interceptor 42 pilot boat for the port of San Ciprian
Safehaven Marine have launched ‘San Cibrao’, an Interceptor 42 pilot boat for the port of San Ciprian in Spain. San Cibrao is the 14th pilot 42 model built and the 43rd Pilot vessel Safehaven Marine have delivered to ports worldwide…
European Boating Industry Moves on Maritime Sector Recovery
European Boating Industry (EBI) joined a strategic dialogue with EU Commissioner for Industry and Internal Market Thierry Breton on the recovery of the maritime sector following COVID-19. EBI presented the impacts of COVID-19 on the recreational boating industry and the…
This new, 3 cabin, Nautitech 46 Fly is available for immediate delivery, equipped with everything you need to set sail!
Get on the water this summer on this beautiful Nautitech 46 Fly for under €584,000. A 2020 stock boat, this hull was displayed at the Dusseldorf Boat Show and is now lying in Breskens, Netherlands awaiting its new owner. The…
Galway Bay based sailmaker Yannick Lemonnier is a short handed expert
Quantum Sails Ireland's Yannick Lemonnier based in Galway is a short and single-handed sailing wizard. Get ready for your solo and short-handed adventures with these short videos explaining Yannick's top six tips and tricks. Note: Tips 1-3 are from Yannick's…
Boot Dusseldorf Prepares for January 2021 Show
Messe Düsseldorf, organisers of Boot, the giant European Boat Show, have begun online registration for the forthcoming boot from 23 to 31 January 2021 under the motto “restart your business @ boot Düsseldorf”. The show is popular with Irish visitors…
RS Aeros in Dublin Bay
The Irish RS Aero dinghy fleet grew by six over the last week and a half. The class now stands at over 20 boats and the Irish National Marine Services team handed over one of the demo boats for a…

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